Below is the link for an article about Chris Burke and his family which appeared in the Delaware County Daily Times recently. Chris was originally a Delco native and has moved back to the area with his parents. You might know him as the young man with Down syndrome who played “Corky” on the TV […]
Another great resource from DSIG Member, Terry Kibelstis…This group is supported by NDSS and is working to advocate for Down syndrome issues at the PA state level. A number of us met through work on the federal and PA ABLE Act. This may be something our members are interested in, and it may become another […]
Young people with Down syndrome, ages 12+, who have Keystone First Medicaid Insurance, are eligible for a membership with their local YMCA for a fee of $25/year. Bring their Keystone First insurance card to the YMCA location that you wish to join and they will sign you up on a trial basis. Once your young […]
Competence and Confidence: Partners in Policymaking EARLY INTERVENTION (EI) FREE leadership development training for families of children in infant, toddler or preschool Early Intervention programs. Navigate the Pennsylvania Early Intervention System, identify best practice supports and connect with community resources. APPLICANTS should be Pennsylvania residents who Have a child—infant to school age—who receives […]
One of our DSIG members, Kelsey Mango, approached the DSIG Board about wanting to do a DSIG Digital Directory for members of DSIG to help members feel connected to each other and act as a tool for members to be in touch with each other if they have questions about schools, doctors or health issues, […]
Social Events for DSIG Members Ages 21+ If you are interested in coordinating social events for this age group, please contact Patty White at [email protected] Thank You!